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Useful Info and Guidelines


  1. List of MOH-AFC (Updated 25 Oct 2019)opens in a new window [PDF, 97KB]
  2. National Biosafety Standards for Maximum Containment Facilitiesopens in a new window [PDF, 363KB]
  3. Workplace Health and Safety Actopens in a new window
  4. WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manualopens in a new window [PDF, 1.31MB]
  5. WHO Guidance on Regulations for the Transport of Infectious Substancesopens in a new window [PDF, 534KB]
  6. Risk Assessment Sample Templateopens in a new window [XLSX, 54KB]
  7. Risk Assessment Guidelinesopens in a new window [PDF, 211KB]
  8. Application for Gazette or De-Gazette as a Protected Place and Personnel Vettingopens in a new window [PDF, 76KB]
  9. National Institutes of Health: Biosafety Level 3-Laboratory Certification Requirementsopens in a new window [PDF, 185KB]
  10. Multi-Agency Joint Circular on Guidelines for Research, Release, and Importation of GMO'sopens in a new window [PDF, 69KB]
  11. MOH-BSL3 Laboratory Certification Checklistopens in a new window [PDF, 617KB]
  12. List of Biological Agents & Toxins opens in a new window [PDF, 430KB]
  13. Import Advisory for Importers, Freight Forwarders and End-users of Biological Agents and Toxinsopens in a new window [PDF, 61KB]
  14. IATA Guidance Document for Transport of Infectious Substancesopens in a new window [PDF, 739KB]
  15. Guidelines on the Import and Transhipment of Biological Agents and Toxinsopens in a new window [PDF, 122KB]
  16. Security Guidelines for Premises Storing or Handling Security Sensitive Materialsopens in a new window [PDF, 123KB]
  17. Circular on Physical Security for Facilities Handling First Schedule Part I, Third Schedule and Fourth Schedule biological agents under the Biological Agents and Toxins Actopens in a new window [PDF, 118KB]
  18. CDC and NIH: Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories 5th Edopens in a new window [PDF, 4.03MB]
  19. Canada Biosafety Guidelinesopens in a new window
  20. Biosafety I.T. System User Manualopens in a new window
  21. AVA-MOH Joint Approval for Biological Agentsopens in a new window [PDF, 27KB]

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